Michael Schuman

Michael Schuman is an American author and journalist who specializes in global economics and Asian politics and history. He has been a correspondent for TIME Magazine and The Wall Street Journal, and won an Overseas Press Club award as part of the team covering the 1997 Asian Financial Crisis for WSJ. His first book, The Miracle: The Epic Story of Asia’s Quest for Wealth, is an historical narrative of Asia’s transformation. His most recent book is Confucius and the World He Created, about the great philosopher’s influence in China’s economic rise, which made NPR’s list of favorite international reads.

March 20: Confucius: And the World He Created
March 25: The Future of the Chinese Economy

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